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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (8): 1303–1310.
Published: 15 April 2007
... in these parameters. The rises in ion concentrations were notable after transfer to 120% SW,whereas urea concentration decreased predominantly following transfer to 80%SW. In elephant fish, we could not find a discrete rectal gland. Instead,approximately 10 tubular structures were located in the wall of post-valvular...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (13): 1889–1897.
Published: 1 July 2002
...Susan K. Fellner; Laurel Parker SUMMARY The elasmobranch Squalus acanthias controls plasma osmolality and extracellular fluid volume by secreting a hypertonic fluid from its rectal gland. Because we found a correlation between extracellular Ca 2+ concentration and changes in cytosolic Ca 2+ ([Ca 2...